“There can be no vulnerability without risk; there can be no community without vulnerability; there can be no peace, and ultimately no life, without community.”

-M. Scott Peck

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Community Events

Day On, Not A Day Off

Martin Luther King Day (Monday in January)
To honor the spirit of Dr. King, we use this national holiday to engage in a community service project or act of justice making. We employ the Reflection-Action-Reflection model of justice work by gathering together before and after the action to reflect on the learning we long for and experience.

Spring Music Concert

March
The singers and musicians at PUUF present a concert showcasing their multitude of talents! Always lots of fun for the whole family.

Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Sunday Between Services
The lawn in front of the Sanctuary is filled with brightly colored Easter eggs for the younger members of the Fellowship.

Earth Day Celebration Sunday Service

April: Sunday Closest to April 22
Our special intergenerational worship services are dedicated to celebrating Earth and our place in the interdependent web of life through words, ritual, and music.

Beltane

Saturday closest to May 1
Join Spiral Earth Explorations as we wrap ribbons around the May Pole to lively music.

Congregational Meeting and Election

Held in May or June after Second Service
Presentation of the budget for the following year and election of officers, plus other congregational business. All voting members are urged to attend.

Summer Solstice

Saturday closest to June 21
A pot-luck dinner and solstice ritual that marks the longest day of the year.

Flower Communion Sunday Service

Usually held on a Sunday in June
Each year in this multi-generational service we honor the life of Rev. Norbert Capek, the Unitarian minister who created this ceremony. Each person brings a flower to share and chooses a different one to take home – reminding us that we are connected each to each in beauty and love.

Blessing of the Animals Sunday Service

First Sunday of October
Join us for our annual multi-generational, inter-species Blessing of the Animals service. All well-behaved companion animals are welcome to attend!

Halloween/Samhain Party

Last Friday of October
Wear a costume, bring a pumpkin for carving and a potluck dish for an old-fashioned Halloween.

Day of the Dead Sunday Service

Sunday closest to November 1
At this service we honor our beloved dead with music, poetry and dance, along with pictures of our ancestors for the altar. This Service includes a Roll Call of the Fellowship members and friends who have died in the past year.

Holiday Music Sunday Service

December: Date to be Announced
The music makers at PUUF pull out all the stops to celebrate the special meanings of the season.

Winter Solstice Celebration

December 21
Join us for are Fellowship Thanksgiving potluck and enjoy great food and the company of wonderful people as we give thanks.

Winter Solstice Celebration

December 22
A soup dinner and solstice ritual that marks the turning of the year from darkness to light.